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Healthcare Reform Updates
ACA Affordability Contribution Rate Set at 9.78%...
For 2020 plan years, employer health coverage will be considered affordable if the employee's required contribution is 9.78% or less of his or her household income for the taxable year. […]
Reminder: PCORI Fees Due July 31
As a reminder, employers that sponsor certain self-insured health plans are responsible for Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fees. Fees for plan years that ended in 2018 are due July 31, 2019. […]
HHS Proposes Rolling Back ACA Nondiscrimination...
The Department of Health and Human Services has released a proposed rule that would eliminate portions of the existing regulations under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which addresses nondiscrimination in certain health care programs. […]
HR News Alerts
New York State Requires Employee Leave for...
New York state has amended its Human Rights Law, effective Nov. 18, 2019, to require employers to provide leave to employees whom the employer knows are victims of domestic violence. […]
Reminder: Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before...
Employers whose health plans offer prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible individuals must provide a Medicare Part D Creditable or Non-Creditable Coverage Notice to those individuals before October 15. […]
Illinois Expands Applicability of Discrimination...
A recent change in the law will expand anti-discrimination provisions to employers with at least one employee. […]